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Abbott Senior Finance Manager, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis in Abbott Park, Illinois

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

• Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

• Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

• An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

• Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

• A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

• A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Abbott Park, IL location in our Corporate Finance division.

As the Senior Finance Manager, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, you will be responsible for providing financial leadership to the Corporate organizations, driving value creation and ensuring insightful, forward-looking forecasting. Specifically, this position manages the Rolling LBE, Confirm, month end close, and OEM consolidation processes for the Corporate groups which includes oversight of the Corporate planning system, analytics, corporate reporting, and standardization.

The position also leads the talent pipeline for new Corporate FP&A hires by managing the CFP&A Resource Center (CFRC) team, Spring/Fall co-ops, including on-boarding, system, and process training and coaching.

What You'll Work On:

  • Deliver Accurate Financial Forecasts : Ensure short and long-term financial forecasts are presented in a meaningful way and of very high quality. Develop, implement, and oversee processes to deliver clear and consistent forecasting and reporting of the organization’s cost and value while aligning financial impacts across Abbott in a transparent manner. Foresee potential opportunities/risk and prepare contingency plans.

  • Drive Results: Evaluate and drive innovative value creation and initiatives for continuous, measurable improvements. Support execution of key strategic programs, corporate initiative action plans and related results. Identify and implement process improvements, including activities to be moved to Shared Services.

  • Oversee Planning System and other analytical tools: Oversee Planning System and consolidation process. Identify enhancements and implement as approved. Develop overall data and analytics strategy.

  • Develop Talent: Oversee Corporate FP&A Talent pipeline for new hires and Spring/Fall co-ops. Includes recruiting, on-boarding, training, and on-going support. Manage multiple new hires with frequent movement to new assignments.

  • Position manages team of five direct reports.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 8+ years accounting and financial planning experience. CPA, CMA, and/or MBA preferred.

  • Proficient with financial modeling, systems, tools including Excel, Hyperion Essbase and SAP.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Driver of change, exceptional business partnering and strategic thinking skills

  • Strong analytical and problem–solving skills; ability to work across functions and organizations in a global environment

  • Excellent communication skills with all levels and functions; capable of presenting complex financial information in easy-to-understand formats and terms

  • Operate independently and adaptable to changing requirements

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities

  • Attracts and develops talent; superior training, coaching and mentoring skills

  • Attention to detail, high quality focus

  • Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal

The base pay for this position is $125,300.00 – $250,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com